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of america shared in that growth. by making education affordable, by fostering innovation and job creation, and providing economic security to retirees through medicare and social security, our country went from a paralyzing great depression to an economic superpower. we were able to accomplish such a drastic transformation because we were willing to consider revenue as a way to invest in the future, as a way to promise security to our seniors -- economic security to our seniors. focusing spending on policies that work and balancing revenue is at the core of this debate. i've made tough choices in the 1990's that balance the budget, generated a surplus and supported robust job creation. in january of 1993, unemployment stood at 7.3%. in january 2001, that rate had been reduced to 3.9%. that period of record growth also saw an important decline in the poverty rate. in 1993, 15.1% of americans were in poverty. but thanks to job growth and an expanding economy, based upon a balanced approach to deficit reduction, including revenue and targeted reduction in expenditures, poverty fell to 11.3%
of market. >> and one of the hottest debates in america broke ground in california today. our region is about to be fracked. >> it's also about to dry out. we had a weak little storm move through the bay area that's mostly gone. tomorrow looks good. and then changes are on the way. we have all the details coming up with our forecast after a break. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, project in san francisco has taken a big step forward. nw three different bay area locations could st >>> an ambitious development project in san francisco has taken a big step forward. now three different bay area locations could start to see almost $2 billion worth of new housing. cbs 5 political insider phil matier is on treasure island to tell us more on who is bankrolling all of this. >> reporter: it's interesting. behind us is a million-dollar view and that's one of the biggest selling points in this deal that has a very unusual partner. here's the story. this is treasure island today smack-dab in the middle of the san francisco bay. this is how it may look in a couple of years thanks to the people's republic of chin
. incredible imagination about the one thing you're buying that made in america. astonishing ideas making a big difference tonight for great made in america christmas. we'll have them after abc 7 >>> a welcome change for bart passengers. bart increasing patrols and offering safety escorts at stations starting tomorrow. bart is adding more patrols in downtown san francisco, and in the east bay, bart is teeming wupt oakland police department to provide us supreme courts at the west oakland station. volunteers at the station will be there tomorrow from 4:00 to 8:00 to escort passengers parked within a three block radius of the station. and today's date, 12-12-12 is the kind of numerical sequence we won't find again for 89 years, people decided this is a day for something special. abc 7 news is in berk tli afternoon. he saw something very special. nick? >> i did. you know 12, 12 12rks. some people looking for luck to win money, others for love. but i saw a precious baby today born today, 12-12, 12. she's the light of her parents' eyes. >> the neatest thing she came out, her eyes were open. it's jus
pioneer john mcafee waking up in the united states after hiding for weeks in central america. police in belize wanted to question him in a neighbor's murder. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom. >> reporter: the newest posting on his blog is from his staff from overnight it asks the media respect his privacy. it looks like mcafee is working to get his 20-year-old girlfriend out of belize. several people have been offering to help him. right now mcafee is in miami at the beacon hotel he landed last night on a flight from guatemala. authorities deported him because he snuck into the country illegally from belize. authorities in belize want to talk to him about the murder of his neighbor there. he told reporters in miami last night that he would happily talk to officials from belize, if they came to the u.s.. when asked if he was worried about extradition to belize? he said no. >> i'm not worried if i'm in front of a court they will not me back i have tons of evidence about the corruption. >> reporter: mcafee has long blogged about police and government corruption in belize he says t
from europe to north america of the 1937 and they didn't have a full airship, only 36 passengers. at that time in 1937, $400 per ticket, one way, $720 round trip. think of what that would cost in today's parameters. >> no kidding. we'll get answers perhaps on sunday. >>> well before jon stewart and steven colbert, political satire was in the pages of "mad" magazine. >> and now "mad" is celebrating 60 years of poking fun. it's coming up on "world news now." >> announcer: "world ♪ ♪ mad world mad world >>> nice song choice, guys. "mad" magazine is celebrating 60 years of making fun of the american landscape with a brand new book. >> it's called "totally mad -- 60 years of humor, satire, stupidity and stupidity." here to help us celebrate this stupid milestone, can we call it that? not really. "mad" magazine writer, good morning dick bedebartolo. >> let me read this one line. as of his byline in issue 502 in 2009, your material has appeared in 400 consecutive issues of "mad" magazine dating back to 1966, my friend. >> yeah, yeah. >> you are a veteran. >> i've been paid for five
on the span could back up the commute 0.4 we will get the latest sales america coming up in a bit. >> good morning welcome back to the kron 4 news spirit the chp just givee it is not obstructing traffic. the traffic is still flowing freely. it looks like they expect to have allayed cleared within the hour. >> drive time to alternate route coming up in my next report. james. >> thank you erica and lockdown has been lifted at cal state university, fullerton after police searched the cap for to win one for are margaret. >> four men led police on a high-speed chase after reportedly robbing a pawn shop. >> the driver and its passengers in did that chase with a stop near the cal state fullerton campus. officers arrested to the man the the other two ran on to the campus. >> one of the remaining in carjacked another car and led police on his own case. >> he was then arrested. please continue to search for the fourth man. >> and national news the man accused of opening fire at fort hood in 2009 will appear in military court next week. >> the new judge overseeing the case has set a hearing for next
of america when he was arrested? >> he was krosting the border. >> ten feet away from america? >> or less. >> his friend was released but johnny was brought to this jail in matamoras, mexico. his parents were told the jail is largely controlled by mexican drug cartel members. a few nights after he was imprisoned his parents got a call from someone threatening to kill their son unless they paid money. >> to then he said i have your son. he said, i'm going to f him up. he said, i already have. for some stupid reason my response was oh, no. i'm going to call the consulate. and he put johnny on the phone, and i just -- i couldn't believe it. i just -- then i realized, i was like, oh, my god. i really thought he wasn't in the prison. i thought someone has taken him out of the prison. i just couldn't conceive of this going on in a government facility. >> olivia, what did johnny tell you. >> he said, mom, you need to do whatever they say. he said, they're really serious. >> they never heard tfrom the caller again, although the u.s. consulate has known about this from the beginning they kept the
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